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CUA40720 Certificate IV in Design (Product Design)

CUA40720 Certificate IV in Design (Product Design)

National ID CUA40720 State ID AC94

Take your 3D design ideas to another dimension

This course will teach you how to design, draw and build models. You'll learn to use design software and undertake hands-on projects that require you to take your ideas all the way from concept to prototype.

Decorative image - products


When Semester 1, 2024.

Study Mode On campus.

Learn how to turn your 3D design ideas into real products

This course is suitable for anyone who would like to learn 3D design, prototyping and presentation skills. You will gain essential product design skills and knowledge as you undertake a diverse range of hands-on 3D design projects.

You will be guided through the product design process, from client brief to finished product, developing your drawing, design and communication skills along the way. You will be introduced to digital design software as well as a variety of prototyping processes and materials which will enable you to turn your product ideas into reality.

  • Design drawing and communication
  • Ideation methods and concept development
  • Digital design processes
  • Modelmaking and prototype and construction
  • Design presentation techniques

I have the following attributes:

  • Creativity and a love of design
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Practical with technical ability
  • Intermediate computer skills and knowledge

Important information

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Semester 1, 2024


Duration 2 Semesters
When Semester 1, 2024
Where Perth
How On campus

Course fees

Indicative General fee $3,586.80
(Tuition fee* $3,586.80 + Resource fee $0.00 )
Indicative Concession fee $1,080.45
(Tuition fee* $1,080.45 + Resource fee $0.00 )

*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T 1300 300 822


National ID Unit title
BSBCRT411 Apply critical thinking to work practices
CUAACD411 Integrate colour theory and design processes
CUADES305 Source and apply information on the history and theory of design
CUADES411 Generate design solutions
CUADES412 Interpret and respond to a design brief
CUAPPR411 Realise a creative project
CUAWHS312 Apply work health and safety practices
National ID Unit title
CUAACD311 Produce drawings to communicate ideas
CUAACD314 Make scale models
CUADES303 Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms
CUADES304 Source and apply design industry knowledge
CUADRA401 Experiment with techniques to produce drawings
CUAGRD411 Research and apply graphic design techniques
CUAILL401 Develop and refine illustrative work
CUASCU411 Experiment with techniques to produce sculpture

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